Ed Strang Day on the Derby Green – Thanks to all who participated. Full attendance earns 200 points. Several scouts earned points for inviting friends to the event. We had 2 Cubs, 2 Scouts and a Venture Scout join.
Popcorn Sales: How is each patrol doing? Patrol Leaders to announce patrol sales to date tonight. Deadline for orders is Oct 22.
Greenraising sale: ends Oct 15. You can have friends and family order online at www.greenraising.com/index.aspx?AFID=549 We earn 40% profit from online sales through Oct 15.
Advancement: Reminder, Scouts must attend a minimum of 75% of troop meetings and campouts to be considered active for rank advancement. This applies all the way to Eagle Rank.
Backpacking weekend to move from Nov 14-16 to Oct 24-26. For 1st Class Rank scouts and above. Signup begins tonight. We will hike approx 10 miles over the weekend.
Oct 17-19 – Fall Camporee at Strang Scout Reservation – Earlybird registration ($5), after tonight is $9. Everyone is expected to participate in the camporee.
Nov 8 will be our Macaroni & Meatball fundraiser at St. Mary's Church in Derby to benefit Housatonic Council.
Tickets are available for Brian Dennehy's Nov 15 performance of "Hughie" at Long Wharf Theater. Tickets are $50 and we will be meeting with Brian after the performance.